SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #19 – Livingstone Hill

Captain’s Log Stardate 2016.205  Sunday 24 July 2016, planned SOTA activation of Livingstone Hill, 932 metres ASL, 6 points Maidenhead Grid Locator QF44NG Possible Summit to Summit contacts:  Andrew VK3ARR has plans to activate Flinders Peak VK3/VC-030, 50 km south-west of Melbourne.  Andrew will be testing a homebrew 4el 2m yagi, like myself Andrew would…

SOTA – VK1AD portable 70cm update #10 – Mt Perisher

Sunday 20 March 2016, planned SOTA activation of Mt Perisher VK2/SM-007, 2054 metres ASL Maidenhead Grid Locator QF43EO, Kosciuszko National Park VKFF-0269 Yesterday Al VK1RX and I activate three SOTA peaks in the Kosciuszko Nation Park, Mt Nungar, Blackfellows Hill and unnamed VK2/SM-036 aptly named March-fly Mountain.  We completed the activation of SM-036 with just…

SOTA – Big Badja and Bald Mountain

Saturday 30 January 2016.  SOTA plans for today in order are Big Badja VK2/SM-059 in Deua National Park, Bald Mountain VK2/SM-052 in Gourock National Park and Middle Mountain VK2/ST-013.  Adan VK1FJAW agreed to join me, Adan’s primary aim is to activate each peak on 28.480 MHz for the SOTA 10m Challenge.  My aim is similar…

SOTA – Skains Mountain easy 10 points

Skains Mountain VK2/SM-038 1610 metres ASL, Kosciuszko National Park Sunday 8 March 2015, my last day in the Kosciuszko National Park for the VK Autumn SOTA Party.  Yesterday I walked 17 km return to activate The Chimneys VK2/SM-010.   Yes, I’m a little tired and today my SOTA plans include Skains Mountain and Peppercorn Hill.   Last…